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What does Alcindor mean?

Alcindor Pronunciation of Alcindor [al-cin-dor] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Alcindor is "strong; man's defender, warrior". Alcindor is a version of Alcander (Greek). Alcindor is also a variant of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, strong, defender, warrior.


Alcindor has 2 variants: Alcinder and Alsandare.

2 more different relations via Alcander, Alexander: Alkander and Alkender.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Alcindor Kavin (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alcindor?

Alcindor is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#44430 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alexander (#8 a year ago) is the only prominent variation form of Alcindor (not ranked). Other forms, like Alcinder, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Alcindor was more pronounced among parents in 1993 (usage of 1.05%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.76%, 27.3%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abundo, Aciano, Adrino (see Adrian), Alain, Alair, Alaister, Alano, Alanso, Alastor, Alaxander, Albinet, Albinson, Alcadio, Alcado, Alcedio, Alcot, Aldin, Aldon, Aleister, Alfio, Alfonzo, Alfredo, Alfredos, Alicio, Alin, Alisander, Alisdair, Alison, Alisson, Alistar, Alister, Alistir, Alldo (see Aldo), Allin, Allison, Allister, Allonso, Allonzo (see Alonzo), Almando, Almanzo, Alohnso (see Alonzo), Aloin, Aloisio, Alonso, Alpine, Alsdon (see Alston), Alucido, Alucio, Aluin, Aluino, Alvin, Alwine, Amando, Ander, Andino, Andor, Arcinio, Armando, Armino, Armondo, Arsino, Isidor, Izidor, Jacindo, Landor, Marinor (see Marriner), Meinor, Minor, Nicanor, Olindo, Ollivor, Rainor, Salvidor, Sandor and Windsor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alcindor.

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